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  Partner: UNT Archives
 Resource Type: Letter
 County: Collin County, TX
 Serial/Series Title: Charles B. Moore Family papers, 1832-1917
[Draft of letter, April 19, 1891]

[Draft of letter, April 19, 1891]

Date: April 19, 1891
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: This is a draft from the personal papers of the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Moore on April 19, 1891. In this letter, Moore writes about an article written in the Dallas Weekly News on April 16 by D. B. Kiefer. The article details a "norther" that struck Texas in April of 1857. He states in this document that he writes to corroborate stories with the journalist, provide his experience through the "norther," and make a correction on the date given in Kiefer's article. The third and fourth page of this document includes genealogical accounts of Moore's descendants. He details the Wallace family and the history of some of the Wallace men who were part of an expedition sent on a charge to the Creek nation.
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[Letter and Booklet from Earl P. Hopkins to Claude D. White, December 14, 1907]

[Letter and Booklet from Earl P. Hopkins to Claude D. White, December 14, 1907]

Date: December 14, 1907
Creator: Hopkins, Earl P.
Description: Letter from Earl P. Hopkins to Claude D. White discussing Claude's interest in preparing for the Federal Civil Service Examination by taking a correspondence course with the Washington Civil Service School, of which Mr. Hopkins is the president. The letter is typed on the school's letterhead. Included with it is a short booklet explaining the pricing of the course, and it includes an application. There is a return envelope addressed to Earl P. Hopkins, Pres., 507 E. Street, N. W., Washington, D. C. The envelope that the letter was sent in is addressed to Mr. C. D. White, McKinney, Texas, and it is postmarked Washington, D. C., December 14, 1907. The return address is typed in the upper left corner. There is a postmark for McKinney on December 16, on the back. The following address has been written on the front of the envelope in pencil: A. S. Kent, 205 E. Burnett, Martinsburg, West Virginia.
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[Letter and Pamphlet from Earl P. Hopkins to Claude D. White, December 26, 1907]

[Letter and Pamphlet from Earl P. Hopkins to Claude D. White, December 26, 1907]

Date: December 26, 1907
Creator: Hopkins, Earl P.
Description: Letter from Earl P. Hopkins, President of the Washington Civil Service School, to Claude D. White regarding the possibility of Claude taking a course to prepare for the Federal Civil Service Examination. The letter is typed on the school's letterhead. Also included is a pamphlet of testimonials from other people who have taken correspondence courses through the school. There is an envelope addressed to Mr. C. D. White, McKinney, Texas, and it is postmarked Washington, D. C., December 26, 1907. The return address for the school is Marden Building, 507 E. Street, N. W., Washington, D. C. There is another postmark for McKinney on December 28 on the back.
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[Letter from A. A. Glisson to Claude D. White, September 23, 1908]

[Letter from A. A. Glisson to Claude D. White, September 23, 1908]

Date: September 23, 1908
Creator: Glisson, A. A.
Description: Letter from A. A. Glisson of the Fort Worth & Denver City Railway Company to Claude D. White discussing rates and routes for Mr. White to travel to Blair, Oklahoma. The letter is typed on the company's letterhead, and there is a graph on the left side of the page titled "Profile of Fort Worth & Denver City and Colorado & Southern Railways, Showing Altitudes attained enroute from Texas to Colorado." A map of the Denver Road printed on the back. There is an envelope addressed to Mr. C. D. White in McKinney. There is postmark on the back for McKinney, Texas, September 25, 1908.
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[Letter from A. L. Priest to Claude D. White and family, May 29, 1910]

[Letter from A. L. Priest to Claude D. White and family, May 29, 1910]

Date: May 29, 1910
Creator: Priest, A. L.
Description: Letter from Ashford L. Priest to Claude D. White in which he sends best wishes for "little Miss Ruth White." He also discusses the crops and his garden. A note was added by "E & W" to send their best wishes for the "dear little baby."
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[Letter from Addison Wilson to Charles B. Moore, September 1, 1861]

[Letter from Addison Wilson to Charles B. Moore, September 1, 1861]

Date: September 1, 1861
Creator: Wilson, Addison
Description: Letter from Addison Wilson to Charles B. Moore discussing recent news of family and friends, local elections, farming, and the weather. There is an envelope addressed to C. B. Moore in Parris, Lamar County, Texas. It is postmarked McKinney, Texas. According to the note written in the bottom left corner, the letter was received on September 12, 1861.
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[Letter from Adelitia McGee and Matilda Dodd to the Moore family and Alice McGee, May 11, 1890]

[Letter from Adelitia McGee and Matilda Dodd to the Moore family and Alice McGee, May 11, 1890]

Date: May 11, 1894
Creator: McGee, Adelitia & Dodd, Matilda
Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It is written by Adelitia "Dinkie" McGee and Matilda Dodd. In Dinkie's letter, she updates the Moore family and Alice on the goings-on in Sumner county. The news includes: updates on William Dodd's health and Willie McGee's trip to Nashville, a discussion about Lizzie's baby, details about a visit from dressmaker Mat Blackmore, community news of health and happenings, a discussion about the hat fashion for the summer, additional community updates, news about the strawberry crop, an details concerning a visit from family. She closes the letter by stating that the Moore family and Alice should write soon. In Matilda's letter, she informs the Moore family of the happenings in Gallatin, Tennessee, and the news includes: details about the health of family members, an update on the cool and rainy weather, news on the condition of crops and the planting season, a discussion about Birdie's duck and goose business, a dialogue about chores, details about Matilda's rheumatism, and additional community news. She closes the letter by sending her love to all.
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[Letter from Adelitia McGee and Matilda Dodd to the Moore family and Alice McGee, November 24, 1889]

[Letter from Adelitia McGee and Matilda Dodd to the Moore family and Alice McGee, November 24, 1889]

Date: November 24, 1889
Creator: McGee, Adelitia & Dodd, Matilda
Description: This is a letter from the Charles B. Moore Collection. It was written by Adelitia "Dinkie" McGee and Matilda Dodd. In this letter, Dinkie and Matilda update the Moore family and Alice on the goings-on in Gallatin, Tennessee. The news includes: community news, a dialogue about the weather, a discussion on the health of family and friends, and details on Dinkie's butter and egg venture. She closes her letter by mentioning Bettie's dress as well as her own dress and details that she is sending a swatch. She also states that Birdie is upset with Alice for not writing her and only writing the boys. In Matilda's letter, she informs the Moore family of the happenings in Sumner County and the news includes: updates on the weather, news about the hogs, a dialogue about the health of family and friends, a discussion about Matilda's new bed springs, and details about Alice, Linnet, and Birdie. She closes this brief letter by noting that the Moore family and Alice should write soon. The envelope is included with the letter.
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[Letter from Alice Griffin to Charles, Mary and Linnet Moore, August 11, 1895]

[Letter from Alice Griffin to Charles, Mary and Linnet Moore, August 11, 1895]

Date: August 11, 1895
Creator: Griffin, Alice
Description: She couldn't remember if she had responded and decided to write anyway. She mentions that Birdie skipped her horse lesson, which has only happened once before. The Dobbins had ice cream and shared some with them. She will try to finish the letter and was sorry to hear that Charles was unwell. She mentions her own health. She talks about the new cook they got and her daughter that keeps her company. Uncle Simon died. Aunt Bettie came and asked them to come visit soon. Her aunt sent her some fruit and she sent some back. She mentions the discussion of where her Grandmother will now live. She writes that she is worried over their horse Mollie. She mentions how Will never visits them or pays his debts and asks for advice from the Moores. She asks about Henry's health and if Carly Thompson is married. She sends samples of the dresses she is making.
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[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary Moore, October 13, 1898]

[Letter from Alice Griffin to Mary Moore, October 13, 1898]

Date: October 13, 1898
Creator: Griffin, Alice
Description: She was glad to receive letters from them. She hopes they are doing well and received Linnet's picture. She mentions the weather and how it is disturbing the planting of wheat. Her horse Mollie died and she has been unable to do anything since. She mentions that Will is working on Dock Dobbin's house. Mr. Griffin went to Springfield to see John Steward. Real estate agents are trying to get the farms to sell to a colony. They ended up joining, but she doesn't think it will work out. Her grandmother was pressured to sell, but she couldn't decide and got upset. She would like to hear about Charles and Linnet's trip. She asks about Sallie W. and gives a message to Bettie. She talks about flowers and who Lillian is asking for. Minnie was supposed to write and she asks that they write back soon.
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